France to ban wild animals from travelling circuses, mink farms ‘gradually’

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France said Tuesday it planned to “gradually” ban mink farms in the country as well the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and the breeding of dolphins and orcas in captivity.

Environment minister Barbara Pompili announced the sweeping measures saying “our attitude to wild animals has changed”.

The country’s three dolphinariums will also no longer be able to breed or bring in new dolphins

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France to ban wild animals in travelling circuses

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Elephants performing in a circus in France

France has said it will ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses as well as the keeping of dolphins and orcas in marine parks.

“It is time to open a new era in our relationship with these animals,” said Barbara Pompili, the French member of government who looks after wildlife.

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France is set to ban the use of wild animals in circuses and animal parks as part of a gradual ban that will take effect over the coming years.

The French environment minister Barbara Pompili announced that it is time for the country to ‘open a new era’, without captive animals being used for entertainment.

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France to ‘gradually’ ban wild animals from travelling circuses



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France said Tuesday it planned to “gradually” ban mink farms in the country as well the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and the breeding of dolphins and orcas in captivity.

Environment minister Barbara Pompili announced the sweeping measures saying “our attitude to wild animals has changed”.

The country’s three dolphinariums will also no longer be able to breed or bring in new dolphins or

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France to ban mink farms and wild animals in travelling circuses

PARIS: France said on Tuesday (Sep 29) it planned to “gradually” ban mink farms in the country as well the use of wild animals in travelling circuses and the breeding of dolphins and orcas in captivity.

Environment minister Barbara Pompili announced the sweeping measures saying “our attitude to wild animals has changed”.

The country’s three dolphinariums will also no longer be able to breed or bring in new

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